Sterlite Tech appoints Intel's Kumud Srinivasan on board
23 May 2018
Digital networks company Sterlite Tech, partially owned by Sterlite Industries, has appointed former Intel India president Kumud Srinivasan to its board, effective May 22, 2018.
At present, Srinivasan is vice president and director of non-volatile memory fab manufacturing and automation systems at Intel Corp. She was president for Intel India from 2012 to 2016.
Srinivasan has spent 30 years at Intel in the US, handling multiple global functions such as R&D for technology manufacturing, industrial automation and Internet of Things for manufacturing facilities.
“We are delighted to welcome Kumud to our board of directors and look forward to her guidance,” said Anand Agarwal, CEO, Sterlite Tech. “Drawing on extensive experience with Intel in various lead positions, Kumud will provide fresh insights to our technology and business priorities as we continue to transform our business with new market entries and unified data network offerings.”
As a non-executive and independent director, Srinivasan will be on Sterlite Tech’s board for a term of five years, from the date of appointment.
Currently based in Portland, USA, Kumud graduated in Economics from Calcutta University. She followed this up with an MLS, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University before pursuing a doctoral programme at the School of Information Studies in University of California, Berkeley.
“Kumud Srinivasan is a very strong technology leader with valuable experience in the US, China and India. Her experience in key industry domains including Internet of Things, R&D, manufacturing and semi-conductors will be invaluable to us as well as our customers globally,” said Pravin Agarwal, Vice Chairman, Sterlite Tech.